Ben Badler

AA Dish: Saunders Gets Three

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Michael Saunders is rising up the Mariners depth chart, Phillies righthander Carlos Carrasco was masterful against Trenton and Cubs righthander Jeff Samardzija struggled with the long ball in yesterday’s Double-A […]

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AA Dish: CD Launches In Frisco

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Rangers first baseman Chris Davis abused more perfectly good baseballs, Carolina’s 1-2-3 hitters packed a powerful punch and Twins shortstop Trevor Plouffe had a three-hit night in yesterday’s Double-A games. […]

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AA Dish: Golson Goes Wild

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Phillies center fielder Greg Golson went ballistic at the plate, Rangers lefthander Matt Harrison issued six walks but still threw a seven-inning no-hitter, Brewers right fielder Matt LaPorta had his […]

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Braves’ Rohrbough Joins Rome

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Braves lefthander Cole Rohrbough has joined low Class A Rome after beginning the year rehabbing his rotator cuff tendinitis in Orlando. Rohrbough joins an unusually lefty-laden Rome pitching staff, which has […]

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Mets’ Martinez Out Three Weeks

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Fernando Martinez, the top prospect in the Mets organization, is is expected to miss three weeks with a strained right hamstring. The Double-A Binghamton center fielder left Thursday’s game in the second […]

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AA Dish: Andrus Does It All

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Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus put his tools on display, Rays first baseman Rhyne Hughes slugged a crucial home run and Nationals right fielder Justin Maxwell added his seventh home run […]

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Yankees Promote Melancon, Cox

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The Yankees today promoted righthander J.B. Cox from Double-A Trenton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and righthander Mark Melancon from high Class A Tampa to Trenton. Melancon, 23, had pitched exclusively out […]

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Royals Promote Rosa To Triple-A

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The Double-A Texas League’s current ERA leader won’t be holding on to that label much longer. That’s because the Royals promoted Northwest Arkansas righthander Carlos Rosa to Triple-A Omaha today. […]

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